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date out

date out  v. phr.— «Black women around the country also are reconsidering deep-seated reservations toward interracial relationships, reservations rooted in America’s history of slavery and segregation. They’re taking cues from their...

calor licitantis

calor licitantis  n.— «Confused, the team tried a larger sample—this time observing thousands of iPod auctions. In that case, 45 to 50% of eBay auctions exceeded the “buy it now” price, she says. Expanding the pool again, they...

matchy-matchy

matchy-matchy  adj.— «If you’ve been following this blog, you know that I harbor a particular brand of irritation for matchy matchy book covers. Particularly matchy book covers that seem designed to identify these books to readers as books...

matrimania

matrimania  n.— «As marriage becomes an increasingly unnecessary institution—women no longer need men to support them nor to provide them with children—DePaulo sees a culture on the defensive. “I think that all this what I call...

Garnier limb

Garnier limb  n.— «But that was before an engineering breakthrough developed by conference participants, the so-called Garnier Limb, allowed treehouses greater stability and longer life, and before a spate of how-to and coffee-table books...

sharp

sharp  n.— «Knowing whether a line move is due to sharp or public action is important. A sharp is a term used to describe those who make a living off of sports betting. They wager large sums of money at numerous books, in hopes of gaining...